She acted in the musical, "Crazy for You," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Jeffrey Dunman and Beverly Ward in the cast. George Gershwin was composer. Ira Gershwin was lyricist. Ken Ludwig wrote the book.
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[on her religion when asked about it] Yes, I am a Methodist. I have been affiliated with the Methodist church since I was a child and I must say that I simply love it! There are three things in this world that I love; animals, my Golden Girls and being a Methodist. I can't fathom being a member in any other religion than the Methodist church. It is so relaxed and welcoming and you can just be ...
was originally considered for the role of the sexpot, Blanche, on The Golden Girls
(1985). However, Betty had already been the aggressive Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show
(1970) and Rue had played the introverted Vivian on Maude
(1972). It was thought best not to typecast these two actresses by having them portray similar characters. Therefore, Betty got the part of naive ...